Programme – schedule

Healing Patient Europe

Casina Pio IV, Vatican City, 7-8 October 2021

Day 1

October 7, 2021

09:00

Introductory addresses for the conference
Stefano Zamagni, Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences (5 min)
Msgr. Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo, Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences (5 min)
Mateusz Piotrowski, Europe, a Patient (5 min)
Michał Senk, The Centre for the Thought of John Paul II (5 min)

09:00

Keynote introductory lecture
Msgr. Paul Gallag her, Secretary for the Holy See’s Relations with States (30 min)

Panel I

From a culture of death to an imagination of mercy: Human rights in the age of pandemics, migrations and climate breakdown

Chair: Pierpaolo Donati, Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

Introduction:
Aleksander Temkin, Europe, a Patient (5 min)

Speakers: (25 minutes each: 10/15 minutes for the presentation, and 10 minutes for discussion / Q&A)

Yaneer-Bar Yam, Founder of World Health Network and the New England Complex Systems Institute (via Zoom)
Noëlle Lenoir, Avocate à la Cour, former Justice of the French Constitutional Court (via Zoom)
Riccardo Pozzo, Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences Academician
Tomas Insua, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Laudato Si’ Movement

General Discussion on Panel I (30 minutes)

13:00

Lunch at the Casina Pio IV

Panel II

Rebuilding trust by helping citizens directly?
Healing the European legitimation crisis

Chair: Jan J. Zygmuntowski, Europe, a Patient

14:30

Introduction:
Maciej Grodzicki, Europe, a Patient (5 min)

Speakers: (25 minutes each: 10/15 minutes for the presentation, and 10 minutes for discussion / Q&A)

Johannes Hahn, EU Commissioner for Budget and Administration (pre-recorded)
Roland Minnerath, Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences Academician (via Zoom)
Sr Alessandra Smerilli, Vatican COVID-19 Commission
Wolfgang Schmidt, State Secretary at the German Ministry of Finance

General Discussion on Panel II (30 minutes)

Day 2

October 8, 2021

Panel III

Dignity of work, participation in community, care for creation:
A real Green Deal

Chair: Chiara Martinelli, CAN Europe incoming Director

9:00

Introduction:
Stefano Zamagni, Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences (5 min)

Speakers: (25 minutes each: 10/15 minutes for the presentation, and 10 minutes for discussion / Q&A)

Pavlina Tcherneva, Bard College (pre-recorded)
László Andor, Secretary General, Foundation for European Progressive Studies (via Zoom)
Luigino Bruni, Economy of Francesco (via Zoom)
Esther Lynch, Deputy General Secretary of European Trade Union Confederation
Joe Guinan, The Democracy Collaborative,  The Next System Project

General Discussion on Panel III (30 minutes)

13:00

Lunch at the Casina Pio IV

Panel IV

Why does the world need an accessible vaccine and accessible health care?
Europe, Zero COVID and global public health

Chair: Rocco Buttiglione, Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

14:30

Introduction:
Pierpaolo Donati, Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences (5 min)

Speakers: (25 minutes each: 10/15 minutes for the presentation, and 10 minutes for discussion / Q&A)

Richard Horton, Lancet Editor in Chief (via Zoom)
Nisreen Alwan, University of Southampton (via Zoom)
Jeremy Rossman, Kent University
Jeffrey D. Sachs, Professor, Columbia University
Antonio Spilimbergo, IMF Deputy Director in the Research Department

General Discussion on Panel IV (30 minutes)

Panel V

What responsibility do political leaders have for healing “patient” Europe?

Chair: Stefano Zamagni, Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

 

17:10

Introduction:
Rocco Buttiglione, Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences (5 min)

Speakers: (25 minutes each: 10/15 minutes for the presentation, and 10 minutes for discussion / Q&A)

Mariana Mazzucato, UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose
(via Zoom)
Edward Lucas, journalist of The Times and Liberal Democratic party candidate for MP (via Zoom)
Krzysztof Mroczkowski, Europe, a Patient
David Sassoli, President of the European Parliament (TBC) (via Zoom)
Laurence Tubiana, CEO of European Climate Foundation
Philippe Lamberts, Co-President of the Greens/EFA in the European Parliament
Enrico Giovannini, Minister of Sustainable Infrastructures and Mobility, Italy

General Discussion on Panel V (30 minutes)

Closing  

Closing Remarks:
Rocco Buttiglione, Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences
Stefano Zamagni, Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

Blessing by the Holy Father, Pope Francis